Warren Snowdon, longtime federal Labor MP, set to be dumped by Northern Territory left faction

Warren Snowdon, longtime federal Labor MP, set to be dumped by Northern Territory left faction

Updated May 17, 2018 18:15:57 The Northern Territory’s long-serving federal Member for Lingiari, Warren Snowdon, is likely to be either expelled from or to leave NT Labor’s powerful left-wing faction. And if that happens, the veteran Central Australian MP has indicated he may form his own faction. Mr Snowdon had …

Interstate grog runners left high and dry as NT Police seize 200 litres of alcohol

Interstate grog runners left high and dry as NT Police seize 200 litres of alcohol

Updated May 16, 2018 14:30:57 Interstate grog runners have been thwarted by Northern Territory Police who seized 200 litres of alcohol destined for Tennant Creek. Police say the haul was sourced in Mount Isa, before being taken across the Queensland-NT border. It included 185 litres of cask wine, which was …

Teenager left to ‘crawl, hop and drag himself’ to medical help after hit-and-run, court hears

Teenager left to ‘crawl, hop and drag himself’ to medical help after hit-and-run, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 14:28:41 Photo: The teenager tried to flee on his bicycle across The Flats, the Supreme Court was told. (ABC North West WA: Ewan Gilbert) Two men on trial over the hit-and-run of an Indigenous teenager in South Hedland allegedly went in search of a group of …

Canberra one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital avoids jail

Canberra one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital avoids jail

Updated May 15, 2018 17:51:16 A Canberra man has avoided jail after admitting to a coward punch which left a man in need of immediate surgery. Justice Michael Elkaim said Paul McNeill, 27, became involved in a fight, after he received a call from a friend during a drunken night …

ISIS-linked killer left video message

ISIS-linked killer left video message

THE Islamic State has released a video that appears to show the suspect in Saturday night’s knife attack in Paris pledging allegiance to the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. It is not clear if the man in the two-minute-long video released by the terror group’s news agency Amaq was indeed …

Troubled waters as Kimberley cruise boat passengers left thousands of dollars out of pocket

Troubled waters as Kimberley cruise boat passengers left thousands of dollars out of pocket

Posted May 13, 2018 06:04:34 Photo: The RV Oceanic was suspended from sailing after being damaged on rocks in April. (ABC News: Erin Parke) Dozens of interstate visitors are demanding compensation after a trouble-plagued cruise boat was suspended from sailing, and trips were cancelled with minimal notice. The travellers had …

AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court

AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court

Updated May 03, 2018 16:56:58 Photo: A sketch of Phillip Joseph Thompson (ABC News: Vincent De Gouw) An Australian Federal Police (AFP) employee has been refused bail over the alleged manslaughter of his mother, who prosecutors say suffered an “undignified and agonising death”. Phillip Joseph Thompson, who is also a …

Kerry Michael’s husband bashed her with a rock and left her for dead, coroner finds

Kerry Michael’s husband bashed her with a rock and left her for dead, coroner finds

Posted May 03, 2018 18:52:27 Tasmania’s Coroner has found South Australian woman Kerry Michael was bashed and left for dead by her jealous and controlling husband while on holidays in Tasmania. Coroner Simon Cooper found Kerry Michael’s husband of 14 years, prominent South Australian health official Robin Michael, attacked her …

Comedian left seething after this question about her daughter

Comedian left seething after this question about her daughter

IT WAS the question that left comedian Nelly Thomas seething with rage. “What are you dressing her like that for?” A car salesman asked the Melbourne comic after mistaking her five-year-old daughter for a boy. “He called her a boy, little man or something like that. And that’s cool that’s …

Desperate farmers left high and dry as federal relief funding runs out before drought does

Desperate farmers left high and dry as federal relief funding runs out before drought does

Updated April 28, 2018 10:01:53 Photo: AgForce wants to see changes to the Farm Household Allowance to provide wider access to income support. (ABC Longreach: Melanie Groves) Related Story: $10,000 a week: The cost of preparing for the dry Related Story: Outback communities doing it tough as they wait for …